Dr. Marianne S. Wokeck, IEBC Director of CtCC SmartPathways, is Chancellor’s Professor of History at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and director of the Institute for American Thought.  Educated in Germany and the United States, her major research has been in the history of the North Atlantic World with a focus on immigration and ethnicity. A published scholar, she has also focused on higher education reform, including Tuning Europe, Tuning USA and Tuning History. Her experience includes a long record of service in faculty governance.

Dr. Wokeck completed the Staatsexamen in history and English at the University of Hamburg, Germany and holds a doctorate in history from Temple University.